Mike Moffatt


PODCAST: Maclean’s on the Hill, Jan. 24

One podcast + a six pack of essential reading

The rise and fall(?) of the Harper government’s iPod tax

A uniquely ridiculous matter of public policy

The iPod tax chronicles

The continuing saga of a tax the government doesn’t want to exist
iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod Touch

Still trying to explain the iPod tariff

Still no answer on end user certificates

Still trying to explain those tariff increases

The Prime Minister invokes China
Canada’s Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivers the federal budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

How do you explain away an increase in tariffs?

’There are no tax increases in budget 2013’
iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod Touch

The iPod tax: The finance department responds

More on the portable music player tariff crisis
Original iPod

The Great iPod Tax Crisis of 2013

How the cost of an iPod became the signature issue of the budget
Jim Flaherty and Stephen Harper

A tax on bicycles, baby carriages and iPods

The Conservatives give and take